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A genital self-exam is a simple check to help you get to know what's normal for you and to see if you have any symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STI).
If you're not circumcised, pull back your foreskin covering the head of your penis and look carefully at the head of your penis.
It may be helpful to feel each of these areas with your fingers as you view them. This can help you find any areas of rough skin or bumps.
Current as of:
February 11, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineH. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as of: February 11, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine
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